Preferred First Name
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Murray State University acknowledges that some students prefer to use first names other than their legal name to identify themselves. Beginning with the spring semester, any student may choose a preferred first name to appear on Canvas, course rosters viewable by faculty, and on the People Finder directory.
Students interested in requesting a preferred first name should complete the Preferred First Name Change Request posted at: http://www.murraystate.edu/
It is important to note that the preferred first name will not appear on any legal
documents such as paychecks and transcripts.